Soltalk May 2017 - Page 24

22 2 SMALL talk Irish Annie’s new look If you haven’t popped in to Irish Annie’s since before Easter, go and check out their wonderful new makeover. Painted inside and out, with new upholstery and walking marathons in 15 days, starting Exeter City on June 2 and ending Newcastle United on June 16. Jeff hoping to raise around £500,000 and expected to receive a hero’s welcome. at at is is Prostate cancer kills more than 11,000 men in the UK every year. If you’d like to help Miguel, our own local hero, to raise money for more research into the disease, please go to and type “Jesus Miguel Hidalgo” in the search box. Alternatively, call in at JJ’s Café del Mar and donate in person. Unique Sunday Roasts outdoor furniture, it is looking good for summer. Of course the warm welcome and the staff will be the same as before, but we wouldn’t want that to change! A new bar and kitchen has opened in Nerja called the Garden of Eat’n. Situated in Avda. Mediterráneo close to the Rui Monica hotel it is owned and run by local Chef Marc Thomas. Marc has gained an enviable reputation for his fabulous take on the traditional Sunday Roast in and around the Nerja area. Marc has decided Cancer March for Men A Nerja restaurant owner has undertaken to walk a marathon to raise cash for Prostate Cancer UK. The charity’s March for Men which will cover a total of 400 miles and call in at 40 English football clubs. Miguel and his wife Janet run the popular JJ’s Café del Mar on Nerja’s playa Burriana. Three years ago, he underwent surgery for an enlarged prostate which, thankfully, turned out to be benign. “However,” he says, “it was a very stressful and worrying time because you don’t know whether or not it is cancer until after the operation. I therefore wish Another for the Tapas Tour The Coach and Horses in Calle Almirante Ferrandiz (Post Office street) has long been known for its superb traditional homemade food. However, it is less known that they offer a daily tapas selection. The tapas is always cooked fresh each day and is a mixture of both traditional Spanish and old English favourites such as Cottage Pie. It’s free with beer, wine or spirits. Also, now on offer is a Tapas selection whereby you can enjoy a jug of beer with five tapas for €10 or a bottle of house wine with five tapas for €10. Or you can enjoy your five tapas with a 1 litre jug of Sangria for €15. For contact details and information about their menu please see their ad on page 19. Lux Mundi – Open Day Do you know who we are? Do you know where to find us? Do you know what we do? Do you know how we can help you? If the answer is NO to any of these questions then come along to our Open Day on Friday May 19, 11am–5pm and we will provide the answers. On the day there will be volunteers representing each of the groups, activities, churches and services that we offer. A chance for an informal chat to find something that may interest you. Also you can learn about the history of Lux Mundi and its founder, the development of the centre here in Torre del Mar. Find out about the charitable work we do and even how you could get involved. Come along and have a coffee in our lovely garden, make some new friends, catch up with old friends, and enjoy the warm welcome Lux Mundi has to offer. Find us at Avda. Moscatel 1”I”,(Gardens of Viña Málaga/Antigua Casa de la Viña), Torre Del Mar. Vinoleto open as usual that it is time to strike out on his own and will continue to offer this unique food. He says that whilst customers will recognise the traditions of the Sunday Roast there is always a twist. All food is homemade and cooked to order. Jesus from JJ's Café del Mar to help raise some funds to aid the research into eradicating this horrible disease.” On Monday, June 5, Miguel will be walking the 26 miles between the grounds of Kidderminster Harriers and Shrewsbury Town, and is seeking sponsors for his efforts. He will be in the company of Sky Sports presenter Jeff Stelling who remarkably is aiming to complete 15 such M AY 2 017 Just in the knowledge that he was opening the first Sunday lunch serving was sold out with 75 people booked in. Marc says that is essential to pre-book as he does not want to turn people away. Servings are from 1pm to 6pm. In addition, a full international menu will be available from 9am to 10pm daily except Tuesday and of course Sunday which is dedicated to the Sunday Roast. When asked to describe his cuisine Marc called it “a fusion of international styles from all around the world but always fresh food cooked to order with quality ingredients and passion”. For further information and contact details please see their ad on page 24. You may have noticed that the part of calle Antonio Millón that joins calle Chaparil is closed while they pedestrianise and beautify it. Thank goodness the tree that made the pavement so uneven has gone! Vinoleto may look hard to get to but it is still open as usual, you just need to walk around the wire fence! As usual they will be serving delicious wines and tapas, although they may not put tables outside at lunch time while the builders are working!